Violin and Viola
Violist Nao Kubota is a sought-after chamber and orchestral musician based in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. A passionate chamber musician, Nao was the Gold Prize Winner of the 9th International Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition, and has worked closely with the Juilliard, Pacifica, St. Lawrence, Borromeo, Cavani, and Danish String Quartets. As an orchestral musician, Nao has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, California Symphony, Modesto Symphony, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, and the Ojai Music Festival. She has also performed in venues across North America, Europe, and Asia, including Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Boston Symphony Hall, and Coachella Music Festival. A graduate of New England Conservatory, Nao earned her Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance studying with Dimitri Murrath, then received her Master of Music and Graduate Certificate at the USC Thornton School of Music on full scholarship, studying with Karen Dreyfus. Nao is a current member of the award-winning chamber ensemble, Delirium Musicum.